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Image: Harvard First Generation Student Union Facebook Page.

The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

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American RadioWorks |
Image: Harvard First Generation Student Union Facebook Page.

The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

Recent Posts

  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.
  • 03.25.15

    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

    When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Susan Christensen


Total cost of 12 trips: $11,042.48


Trips traveled under the office of Nancy Johnson

Destination: WASH DC TO TAMPA FL
Sponsor: Merck & Co
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Nov 29, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,715.02
source

Destination: BALTIMORE
Sponsor: Catholic Health Association and affiliates
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $170.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: Cardinal Health Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 16, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $2,200.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 20, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,295.00
source

Destination: WASH DC TO BOCA RATON FL
Sponsor: Novartis
Purpose: PRESENTATION AT FELLOWSHIP
Date: May 18, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $632.00
source

Destination: DC TO JACKSONVILLE FL
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and state affiliates
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 18, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $893.90
source

Destination: NY CITY
Sponsor: NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Sep 14, 2001
Expense: $250.00
source

Destination: ATLANTA
Sponsor: Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
Purpose: PRESENTATION
Date: Jan 27, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $793.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: Columbia University
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 19, 2002
Expense: $311.54
source

Destination: TAMPA
Sponsor: HEALTHCARE LEADERSHIP COUNCIL; CARDINAL HEALTHCARE; BAXTER HEALTHCARE;PREMIER INC
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $896.02
source

Destination: LGA
Sponsor: Columbia University
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Mar 23, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $690.50
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: NAT'L LONG-TERM CARE FORUM (GREG LUGUE)
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Apr 25, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,195.50
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Susan Christensen.


American RadioWorks |
Image: Harvard First Generation Student Union Facebook Page.

The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

Recent Posts

  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.
  • 03.25.15

    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

    When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.